Indie developer Games Farm has regained the rights to isometric RPG Shadows: Heretic Kingdoms from publisher, which filed for insolvency last year, leaving the future of the game in jeopardy.
Not to worry, though. The IP is back with its original creator, and now that they're free of financial troubles, the team at Games Farm has some big plans for the future of Heretic Kingdoms.
“It was our intention from the beginning to bring only the best gaming experience to players," says CEO of Games Farm Peter Nagy. "However, after our long-term partner bitComposer Entertainment AG filed for insolvency in late 2014, the future of our games was in severe jeopardy. However, the acquisition of the publishing and distribution rights now gives us the freedom to develop and enhance our games and ensures them a bright future, something which our fans deserve.”
In case you're unaware of exactly what Shadows: Heretic Kingdoms is (and the lack of promotion for the game certainly makes that a possibility), the game's a dark, combat-heavy RPG with an interesting dual-world mechanic that lets you travel to the shadow realm, which hosts its own monsters and challenges. It's a continuation of the Heretic Kingdoms series that began in 2005 with
As a bit of a celebration on Games Farm's part, Heretic Kingdoms is available for 50% offuntil September 3.